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does, too. the president and chief justice john roberts had an interesting day the first time they tried to do the oath thing. >> didn't go so well. chief justice roberts four years ago tried to memorize the oath, slipped up a little bit. he had to come back over to the white house from the hill within a day or so and redo it behind closed doors just to make sure legally the president had been sworn into office. no hiccups today. he brought note cards. what was striking about it was how simple the ceremony was how brief it was. it was in the blue room at the white house. a small room. it was really just -- since it was so small just family close friends and beyond the historic moment the president had a moment as a dad to celebrate this with his daughters. take a look. >> >> thank you everybody. >> i did it the president said his young daughter said you didn't mess up, dad. >> kids always keep us honest. >> appreciate it. big day for vice president joe biden. you heard ed talking about him. swearing in this morning in a private ceremony on the naval observe tory grounds. he ha
president obama was sworn in by supreme court justice john roberts just before noon. tomorrow he will do it all over again for the public. the constitution mandates the president be sworn in by january 20th which of course is today. because of a 19th century tradition banning public inaugurations on sundays the swearing in and pageant try that comes with it will be held tomorrow. we just showed you in the past hour on fox news the first family on stage for a candlelight celebration of the inauguration. president obama speaking to an excited crowd giving a possible preview of his big inaugural address tomorrow. we begin fox team coverage with chief white house correspondent ed henry. >> you are right. at that event national historic building here in washington the president heard some songs from stevie wonder. he was feeling pretty good. good move certainly. at one point said he wanted to weigh in on the most important issue confronting this weekend. he joked it was the new bangs that first lady michelle obama is sporting. he said it looked quite good. he went on to get into substance. he
bible and was sworn in by chief justice john roberts. >> congratulations mr. president. >> thank you mr. chief justice. >> the president and vice president joe biden will take their oath of office again at a public ceremony before a crowd of hundreds of thousands that will gather at the u.s. capital when he delivers his inaugural address. he is to set forward his hope and vision for the country during his second term. >> what the inauguration remind us of is the roll we have as fellow citizens in promoting a common good even as we carry out our individual responsibilities. the sense that there is srg larger than ourselves that gives shape and mean to go our lives. >> he comes in enjoying a 52 percent approval rating right now. does not mean he will have smooth saling sailing from republicans. >>> he speaks in general term it is he likes the executive approach rather than leg slattive approach. you have got to legislation and you have to legislate re realistical realistically. >> the senior advisor says the president will layout the specifics of his vision during the up coming state of
: and with his family at his side, president obama was sworn in by supreme court chief justice john roberts just before noon today. tomorrow the president will do it all over again. the constitution mandates the president be sworn in on january 20th, which is today. but because of a 19th century tradition banning public inaugurations on sundays, all pageantry will be held tomorrow. we'll have fox team coverage tonight. an and chief correspondent mike emanuel on capitol hill and let's start with ed henry. the chief justice and the president got it right this time, i understand it. >> you'll remember four years ago, there was a slip-up and they had to do redo it at the white house to make sure the president had legally been sworn into office and a little bit the chief had some note cards and he tried to memorize it, but his youngest daughter sasha teased him, he hadn't messed it up. this was a serious moment, obviously. the president sworn in for a second term and only the 16th to win two consecutive terms and in addition to that historic moment that i mentioned, there was a lighter moment whereas
, supreme court chief justice john roberts administered the oath of office as required by law on the 20th of january. take a listen. >> please raise your right hand. >>> i about a rack hussein obama swear that will faithfully execute the office of the president of the united states and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice. thank you so much. thank you, sweetie. thank you. >> i did it. all right. thank you, everybody. >> and in case you didn't hear that last part, sasha said you didn't mess up. in reference to the first time he took the oath in 2009. last night the president and first laid yea long with the vice president and mrs. biden all attended an inaugural reception where each of them spoke. here's a taste on how that evening went. >> thank you so much for joining us tonight. but more than that, thank you for the kindness, friendship and support that you've shown us since we've begun this long journey together. >> hello, i am jill biden's hus
john roberts swearing in the president with just his immediate family present. today's ceremony is ceremonial. the president was sworn in on sunday, one of only six times in our history that has happened. in essence, chief justice john roberts and president obama will have worked together on the swearing in four times, even though the president -- four years ago, i had a muffled, and they redid it at the white house. the next call comes from arlington, texas. caller: good morning. i wanted to comment on the fact that the state will go down in history as our greatest signal of socialism. it is a sad day. thank you. host: back live picture you're seeing on your screen right now -- that is taken from the capitol itself, looking down at the mall, and you can see how the crowds are already developing around the different goals and different areas, standing areas, that are available on the national mall. there is a camera up at the top of the washington monument. that is being shared by all the networks, and it is looking down on the white house. that is a camera from the top of the w
john roberts. ed, this time went off without a hitch. >> reporter: four years a little bit of a hiccup when roberts couldn't quite remember the oath. he had tried to memorize it. this time he brought note cards. he got it right. the president was teased by one of his daughters about him getting it right, as well. this as you say was history. 16th president to win election to two consecutive terms and be sworn in. now, they have all the ceremonial swearings tomorrow. this more intimate friend in the blue room, family and close friends. amid all the constitutional moments there was also a light family moment where a dad got to talk to his daughter, take a listen. >> thank you sir. [ applause ] >> i did it. all right. thank you everybody. >> reporter: i did it, he said and sasha said you didn't mess up. vice president biden got to try this out first very early this morning. reason why it was so early is that just sotomayor had to get on to a train to go to new york city to sign her books. she was trying to get to barnes & noble this afternoon in new york city. >> gregg: you got to plug th
in a private white house ceremony. fox's john roberts is live at the west front of the capitol building, that's where tomorrow's inauguration will take place. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning, alisyn. 11:55 the president will say the 37 words of the oath of office and hopefully correctly this time. a short ceremony as we saw with the vice-president. a big show at the west front of capitol tomorrow on the inauguration platform. the second time around is always different for a president and this will be no different. back in 2009, there really was a watershed moment in american history and this one will be shall we say, more town to earth. and half the number of people expected than in '09 and 6 to 800,000, taking place at a part of toxic partisanship on capitol hill, but the inauguration of chairman chuck schumer believes that things are going to be get better in america and told me yesterday he thinks that big changes are ahead. here is what he said. >> a large partisan difference, it's not just in conference. the american people are more partisan than there used to be, but i th
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